News & events

You can read about general news and events for carers below.

We also collect and publish lots more information for carers of people with mental illness here and carers of a child or an adult with a disability here.

If you'd like to tell us about your news or events for carers, please email us at info@carersouth.org.au.

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Wednesday 01 Nov 2017

From 1 April 2018, the NDIS scheme will be available for people with disability in our local area.

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Come to Carer Hubs in Hampton and Cardinia

Tuesday 08 Aug 2017

During 2017 consider joining with other carers who are supporting a person with emotional distresses, a mental illness, autism or other disability.

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Carer Gateway

Did you know there is an online resource called the Carer Gateway to provide information about the services and support available for people who care for someone with a disability, chronic illness, dementia, mental illness or who are frail due to age.

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Young carer website Little Dreamers Online

There is a new website for young carers - Little Dreamers Online. Check it out for lots of tips and tricks related to caring. There is also a social connectedness aspect - The Dream Coaching Platform.

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Cheap cinema tickets for carers from Carers Victoria and Hoyts Cinemas

This offer is available through Carers Victoria for carers who are members – membership is free! The Hoyts Carers offer gives an adult movie ticket for the price of one dollar (maximum of one ticket per day) to carer members of Carers Victoria.

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